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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had the most amazing stay on our coast to coast trip. Jean even washed fellow travellers clothes. The breakfast was one of the best of our trip, sausage to die for. The history in the building is amazing. Really clean and feel honoured to have been able to stay in Jeans home. Lovely bath, thank you

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay with jean in this beautiful old B&B. We arrived a little early and received a warm welcome. We loved our large sunny room and bath. We would especially like to thank jean for finding my wallet and forwarding it on with sherpavan to catch us up a couple of stops along. Very kind and much...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a beautiful B&B, its very beautiful and extremely well looked after. I noticed how clean and fresh the air was immediately. Me and my friend had a double room, again very very clean and well presented. You are given a selection of tea, coffee and hot chocolate with some additional confectionary - thank you. Also the bathroom, OH...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We (a couple and a teenager) arrived at the Hermitage late one evening after walking from Patterdale (C2C walk) and loved the Scottish decor. We slept very well there and were mesmerized by the breakfast room. a Must-see for sure!

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This 400 year old B&B is architecturally amazing, with twists and turns and angles all over. The Hermitage had the MOST delicious breakfast sausage that we tasted during our several week stay in England! And the proprietor’s son was absolutely charming. We had an unfortunate incident at the Hermitage breakfast. No one mentioned that there was assigned seating so we...

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful house! And such a lovely lady host. We (my dad and I) arrived after an appalling day. The weather had been horrendous all day. We had set off from Rosthwaite in the rain and arrived in Shap in the rain. The accommodation was a welcome site and we were not disappointed. A very big room with a...

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Reviewed 9 July 2016

We arrived bedraggled and tired after a long day scrambling around Haweswater from Patterdale, to find that out leader had under booked us, but the proprietor Jean fitted us all in AFTER sending us down to the local fish shop for dinner...we froze for an extra hour...not Jean's fault so much as ours for not confirming our party size with...

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New York
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We loved this place! What a unique experience. Everything about our stay was special from arrival to departure. The place is full of character and dates back to the late 1600's. The owners have lovingly filled it all all sorts of antiques and knick-knacks, everywhere you look there is something of interest to catch your eye. Our room was large...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Hermitage is an old and beautiful property that almost feels like you are staying at a museum. It is a little nerve wracking coming into this beautiful place with dirty boots and stinky clothes, hauling your luggage (which suddenly feels 20X larger) past all of the art and antiques, but this place should not be missed. Earlier reviews mentioned...

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My partner and I stayed with Jean for one night while walking the Coast to Coast. Everything was lovely from the moment we checked in. Lovely spacious room and ensuite with a bath, breakfast was very tasty and plentiful and Jean the host is a very pleasant lady. We very much enjoyed our stay at The Hermitage.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Hermitage

Address: The Hermitage Main Street, Shap CA10 3LX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Shap
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Hermitage Shap, Cumbria, UK
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“All rooms seem to. be upstairs...this is a small B&B so make sure you tell Jean exactly your room requirements and number of persons.”
 of 5 bubbles beyond5th, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All seem good”
 of 5 bubbles Elouise90, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
“front of house”
 of 5 bubbles ulstermarine, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms looked great.”
 of 5 bubbles Gerrymulvaney, 7 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The double at the front with a bathroom down a few stairs is perfect if you don't mind uneven floors.”
 of 5 bubbles judyindisguise, 8 Jun 2014 | Read review
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